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April 1, 2013

Express opens for business

Gainesville — The Gainesville Parks and Recreation Department recently announced the official Spring 2013 opening of the “Frankie Schmitz Express Train” in Leonard Park.

The express will be entering its 13th season in service, and city officials look to follow up the stellar 2012 season in which there were more than 26,000 riders.

The train will leave on the hour and the half-hour.

Normal hours are 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday; 1 to 5 p.m. Sunday; 10 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Monday; and 10 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Tuesday through Friday.

Cost is $2 per person.  For more information, call (940) 665-4530, e-mail Dylan.johnson@cogtx.org or visit the website at www.gainesville.tx.us.

 

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